2019 Fall Friends Luncheon

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

11:30 am Champagne Reception & Raffle

12:00 pm Lunch & Program


River Oaks Country Club

1600 River Oaks Boulevard

Houston, TX 77019


2019 Luncheon Chair

Gloria Ryan

SunTrust Bank

2019 Honorees

Frances Jeter

Founding Member & Lifetime Supporter

2019 Angel Award

2019 Community LIFE-Line Award

Master of Ceremonies

Dominique Sachse

News Anchor, KPRC Channel 2

Keynote Speaker

Frank Billingsly

Chief Meteorologist, KPRC Channel 2

Thank you to our sponsors

Friends in High Places



Patti Butler, Tracy Everist, & Michele Womack

Community Health Choice


The Hildebrand Foundation

Frances & Rick Jeter


The Paul and Marian Cones Charitable Fund

SunTrust Bank


Dorothy Ables

Christine & Ben Andrews

BVA Group

The CFO Suite, LLP

Crestmark, a division of Metabank

Friends of Robin Klaes

Friends of Frances Jeter


Farzaneh Jafarinosar & Amad Owidi

Robin & Danny Klaes

Bain & John Pitts

Porter Hedges LLP

Gloria & Nick Ryan

The Church of St. John The Divine

Linda Webster

Tommy & Connie Wright


Larry Ellis & Rose Ann Costello

Kristi Elsom

Marie Evnochides

Lindsay Fiebig

Ellen & Tommy Ford

Sonia Freeman

Todd & Mary Fuller

Laurens Hall

Charles Harris

Rebecca Hobson

Steven & Judy Howell

Lucy Kormeier

Celeste Lawton

Kelley Lee

Sandy Lucas

Sally Matthews

Kimberly Morris

Leslie & Kent Nelson

Lisa Pollock

Ben & Sarah Powell

Catalina & Shu Rau

Melissa Reid-Gibb

Brannon Robertson

Gwen Sims, Harris County Public Health

Hans Stronck


Michelle Tabor

The Walmsley Family

Judith Waters

Randa & Charles Williams

Kari Work

Dr. Kavon Young

Cynthia Allshouse


JC & August Al-Uqdah

Grace Baker

Susan G. Baker

Mark & Sally Baldwin

Robin Boykin

Nicole Browning

Greg & Melanie Cizik

Clara & Travis Cooper, Jr.

Brian Cororve

Kim David

Ana M. Denena

Beverly Drake

Lisa Duchman

Theresa Einhorn

In-kind Supporters

JC & August Al-Uqdah

Alley Theater


Clara Cooper

David Brewer, Brewer & Associates

Hands In Harmony Body Works

Hilton Post Oak

Houston Rockets

L.I.F.E. Houston Board of Directors

Maida's Belts & Buckles

Mariquita Masterson

Michael Martinez Fine Portraits

Menil Collection

Messina Hof Winery

Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Dr. Nguyen Dermatology

Dr. Nikko Cosmetic Surgery

Niko Niko’s Greek Café

PDQ Restaurant

Gary Pearson

John Pitts

Post Oak Grill

Rainbow Lodge

Revolution Yoga

Roma's Italian Eatery

Gloria & Nick Ryan

Society for the Performing Arts

Uchi / Uchiko

UEndure Tea Co.

Woody's Furs

Sponsors confirmed as of October 31, 2019

Sponsorship details available here

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Houston, TX 77023

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